Rethinking Populism: Peak democracy, liquid identity and the performance of sovereignty
Volume: 22, Issue: 2, Pages: 191 - 211
Published: Feb 7, 2018
Despite the burgeoning literature on right-wing populism, there is still considerable uncertainty about its causes, its impact on liberal democracies and about promising counter-strategies. Inspired by recent suggestions that (1) the emancipatory left has made a significant contribution to the proliferation of the populist right; and (2) populist movements, rather than challenging the established socio-political order, in fact stabilize and...